Posts Tagged ‘Joseph Hewes’

“Rather than depending on large, merchant-capitalized manufactories,¬† a flexible system [used during the Revolutionary War] relied primarily on independent farm families for production. Women and children could manufacture clothing and other products at home when time permitted, and either merchants or the state government would purchase the finished goods to be distributed where needed. These […]

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Wandering the web in search of North Caroliniana: — How about a Motor Cop peach? —¬†From Wilmington Iron Works: wooden mold for a steamship bollard — Not old but old school — Cast iron spitoon that easily outlasted its era — Signers of Declaration immortalized on cigar box labels: Hooper and Hewes    

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